Glimmer of hope? Brexit negotiators to discuss upbeat UK-Irish meeting

//Glimmer of hope? Brexit negotiators to discuss upbeat UK-Irish meeting

Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay is meeting Michel Barnier to explore whether upbeat talks between Boris Johnson and Ireland’s Prime Minister can lead to breakthrough and salvage a Brexit deal. At a meeting in Brussels, Mr Barclay and the EU’s chief negotiator are assessing whether there are grounds to move forward, after Mr Johnson and Leo Varadkar said they could “see a pathway to a possible deal”. After his talks with Mr Johnson, Mr Varadkar said he hoped the progress they had made would be sufficient to enable intensive negotiations to resume in Brussels ahead of next week’s crucial EU summit. Mr Johnson … (full story)

2019-10-11T11:45:52+00:00